Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    Dec 04, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology and Exercise Science Major

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The Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science prepares students for a career in multiple fields including activity, athletics or camp directors; coaching; and preparation for further education or certifications in areas such as athletic training, personal training, occupational therapy, and physical therapy.

The Kinesiology and Exercise Science major focuses on the anatomical, physiological, biochemical, and biophysical basis for human movement along with their applications to exercise and rehabilitation. 

The B.S. Kinesiology and Exercise Science requires completion of the following 120 credits:
General Education (49 credit hours)
Kinesiology and Exercise Science Core (57 credit hours)
Electives (14 credit hours)

General Education Requirements (49 credit hours)

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)

Take one course from each of the following three academic disciplines:

Biblical Studies (12 credit hours)

Take the following four courses (some courses are cross-listed and only one prefix needs to be taken):

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

* Please see the First-Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information about this required course.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Science (4 credit hours)

Social Sciences (12 credit hours)

Take each of the following four courses:

Graduation Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science

The faculty recommends students in the B.S. in Kinesiology and Exercise Science to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of a total of 120 credits, including all general education, electives and Kinesiology and Exercise Science major program requirements.
  2. A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all CCU coursework, and a GPA of 2.0 or higher for all courses specified for the major.
  3. Completion of 180 hours of ministry/community service and 180 chapel credits. Transfer students are required to complete 45 hours of ministry/community service and 45 chapel credits each year of attendance at CCU. For further details on ministry/community service, see the Life Directions Center (LDC)  section of this catalog. For further details on chapel credits, see the Student Life  section of this catalog.
  4. Meet the CCU Residency requirements 
  5. Acceptable performance on exit exams, as required by the faculty.
  6. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  7. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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